After starting the T20 World Cup on a astral note, Team India was eventually handed a reality check by Temba Bavuma’s South Africa in Perth on Sunday.
The two sides met in the Super 12 hassle, the outgrowth of which directly impacted the others pooled in Group 2, as South Africa edged India by five lattices.
About Suryakumar Yadav’s performance;
For India, it was Suryakumar Yadav, who put up a fighting show, as lattices kept tumbling at the other end. The batter, who’s known for his 360- degree approach, smashed 68 off 40 balls, helping India pile a respectable aggregate on the board, especially after losing five batters inside the first 10 overs.
Suryakumar’s inning featured six 4s and three 6s, before he was caught by Keshav Maharaj off Wayne Parnell’s bowling in the 19th over.
Views of Misbah- ul- Haq;
Suryakumar’s fur also saw him earn praises from across the border as expert Pakistan batter Shoaib Malik compared him with AB de Villiers. Malik made the comparison while speaking on A Sports, where former captain Misbah- ul- Haq was also a panelist.
discussion between Misbah- ul- Haq and Shoaib Malik;
Theex-cricketer rated Suryakumar as the “ stylish middle- order batsman in T20 justice ”, also explained the reason behind it. “ He’s the stylish middle- order batsman in T20 justice. At 170 strike rate, in this match situation, against this bowling, on this pitch, it’s amazing. I have n’t seen an innings like that. To play a dominating innings like that on this pitch it sounded as if he knew where the ball would land and where he can hit it. ” noted Misbah.
Following this, Malik added his reasons behind Suryakumar’s gradational rise in a shorter format. “ The reason for his success and thickness is that he does n’t change his game. Indeed when he gets out in 2 innings, the way of his playing is the same. Yes, he assesses the conditions and the bowlers well and decides what shots can work. He also plays with the minds of the bowlers. He knows what the bowler will drift this bonewill be outdoors out, this bonewill be short or at me. ”
“ I would give the illustration of AB de Villiers then. He’d know ok the bowler has sailed a yorker now, he’ll drift a slow bouncer then or outdoors off refuse, ” he said.
About Ind vs SA match;
The defeat saw South Africa replace India at the top, while Pakistan’s stopgap to remain in the semifinal race took a strong jolt. India, on the other hand, missed out on an occasion to seal the veritably important semifinal situation.
The Men In Blue, who decided to club first, could manage a paltry133/9 on the board in 20 overs, a target which was chased down by the opposition with two balls to spare.
David Miller and Aiden Markram were the engineers behind South Africa’s successful run chase, as the brace slammed half- centuries each.
About SKY’s performance in this event;
Suryakumar failed to go big against Pakistan but was among the runs in India’s hassle against the Netherlands. He’d also indented a 25- ball 51.